a black sign with white text
a black sign with white text

Wine Tasting

Tuscany's iconic landscape of lush green hills dotted with expansive vineyards offers the perfect opportunity to sample its best-known wines. Perhaps the most famous export is the red Chianti Classico. Produced in the region of the same name, the area is generally considered to include the provinces of Florence, Arezzo, Pisa, Siena and all in-between. With an abundance of wineries open for tours and tasting, visitors can explore where the grapes are grown, learn the methods of production and see the impressive cellars that contain the finishing product. 

For those visiting the region on the second weekend in September, the annual Chianti Classico wine tasting festival takes place in Greve. Here, you buy a glass with a ticket that will allow you to try various wines at the stalls set up around the piazza, as well as tasty foods of the region.

Other popular varieties to try when exploring Tuscany include the white Vernaccia di San Gimignano, and the red Nobile di Montepulciano.

Recommended on these multi centres

Cta image
Bologna and Tuscany Countryside

8 Day suggested multi centre from £999 per person

From Bologna’s delicious Bolognese sauce to Tuscan cured meats - this is the perfect itinerary for lovers of good food.

Feefo review image

What our customers think

We have been helping our customers discover the real Italy for 90 years now. Our experience and expertise, together with our attention to detail and personal touch, really does make us the leading Italian holiday specialist

Ask for Quote
Request a Brochure